Funeral services for Mr. Billy David Talley, age 84, of Manchester, TN, will be conducted at 3:00 PM on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, at Coffee County Funeral Chapel with Bro. Ray Marcrom and Bro. Ralph Hart officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM until the time of service at the funeral home. Mr. Talley passed from this life surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, January 12, 2019, at his residence in Manchester, TN.
Bill was born in Warren Co., TN, to the late Odie and Clarice Scott Talley. He was a retired electrician from AEDC and a United States Army Veteran. Bill grew up in Rock Island and Oak Ridge, TN. While living in Oak Ridge, Bill was a Boy Scout, sold newspapers, worked in a grocery store, and at the age of 15 was an iron worker that walked on beams suspended 300ft. in the air. Bill attended Oak Ridge High School for his first three years, then transferred to Tullahoma High School where he graduated in 1953. He was an avid golfer and loved UT Football. Bill was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother.
In addition to his parents, Bill is also preceded in death by one brother, Robert Talley. He is survived by his loving wife, Janey Daniel Talley; two sons, Phillip and Mike Talley; one brother, John Talley; one sister, Brenda Talley Winton (Ray); two grandchildren, Drew and Peyton Talley; one special friend, Candy Sullivan.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to be made in Bill’s name to Red Hill Church of Christ Building Fund or Forest Mill Church of Christ.
Coffee County Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Talley family.